Radford vs. Siena: Full Game Preview

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Radford vs. Siena: Full Game Preview
Radford
(12-16, 3-11 away)
Siena
(6-21, 4-9 home)
Venue: Times Union Center
12:00PM ET / 9:00AM PT, February 24, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Radford J Green 15.0 J Green 8.3 R Price 2.6
Siena O Anosike 12.7 O Anosike 11.5 E Hymes 3.6

Siena hosts Radford at Times Union Center on Sunday. It gets started at 12 p.m. EST. The Saints have not played the Highlanders since the 2000-01 season, when they won 67-59.

In their last matchup on Feb. 16, Trenity Burdine put up 12 points for the Saints in a loss to Loyola (MD), 80-57. He contributes 3.9 rebounds per game in addition to his 7.6 points per game. For the Highlanders, Javonte Green finished with 23 points and 5 rebounds in the 72-66 loss to Campbell on Feb. 19. He contributes a team-leading 15 points per game, 8.3 rebounds per game, and 2.1 steals per game.

Radford StatSmack

  • Siena has a much better overall winning percentage over the last five years (55.1 percent to 41.2 percent).
  • The top-ranking players between the two conferences for points, rebounds, field goals made, free throws made, three-pointers, and blocks are in the MAAC.
  • The MAAC has a stronger schedule this year compared to the Big South (No. 17 vs. No. 31).
  • O.D Anosike is ranked 2nd nationally in rebounds.
  • Siena has more NCAA Tournament appearances over the last 10 years than Radford (three vs. one).
  • The MAAC has 2 teams - Canisius (38.4 percent) and Iona (38.2 percent) - that shoot a better three-point percentage than the Big South leader, Liberty (36.6 percent).
  • Siena has more wins over the last 5 years than Radford (110 vs. 73).
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Siena currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (965 to 929) than Radford, per the NCAA.
  • The MAAC had more close games in conference (so the games are more exciting to watch) than in the Big South.
  • Even computers respect Siena more. Siena has a better RPI this season than Radford (RPI: No. 295 vs. No. 311).
  • The MAAC performed much better in non-conference close games than the Big South (56.7 percent vs. 27.6 percent).
RAD Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ Javonte Green 28 15 8 1 2 1 2
C R.J. Price 31 14 3 3 1 0 2
C- Ya Ya Anderson 23 9 2 2 1 0 1
D+ Rashun Davis 19 7 2 2 1 0 3
D+ Kyle Noreen 26 4 5 2 1 0 1
D Blake Smith 20 5 2 1 1 0 1
D Jalen Carethers 13 4 4 0 1 1 1
D Kion Brown 16 5 3 0 0 0 1
D Brandon Holcomb 16 3 3 0 0 1 1
F Lucas Dyer 8 2 1 0 0 0 0
F Juwan Wells 6 1 1 0 0 0 0
F Allen Dickerson 5 2 0 0 0 0 0
F Taj Owens 6 1 1 1 0 0 1
F Matt Murphy 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
SIE Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
C+ O.D Anosike 0 13 12 1 1 1 2
C Rob Poole 35 11 5 1 1 0 2
C- Rakeem Brookins 34 12 2 2 2 0 3
D+ Evan Hymes 34 11 2 4 1 0 4
D+ Trenity Burdine 27 8 4 1 1 1 1
D Brett Bisping 14 3 3 0 1 0 1
D Imoh Silas 16 4 3 0 0 1 1
D- Ryan Oliver 13 2 1 0 0 0 1
F Rich Audu 14 3 1 0 0 0 1
F Davis Martens 8 1 2 0 0 0 0
F Steven Cruz 2 1 0 0 0 0 1
F Chris Leppanen 4 1 1 0 0 0 1
F Marcus Hopper 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
F Lionel Gomis 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
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